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In this section, we address the reasons our survey respondents believe customers do business with them and which service offerings play a significant role in the industry.
5.26.2016
10:00am
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The deal increases Fastenal's number of primary races in 2017 and beyond as sponsor of the No. 17 Sprint Cup Series Team, led by driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
5.26.2016
9:58am
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Research from Internet marketing agency Straight North indicates that about half of inquiries generated through a company's website are not sales leads. Here, find out why having your marketing department validate leads is essential.
by Straight North
5.26.2016
9:55am
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Research firm IHS Inc.'s Daniel Yergin weighs in on where the price of oil is headed by 2020 and its key factors.
by David Koenig, AP Business Writer
5.25.2016
2:21pm
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New fulfillment centers in Tracy and Eastvale, CA — each approximately 1 million square feet — will increase the number of such centers in the state to nine.
by Amazon
5.25.2016
12:36pm
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The recently-announced enhancements deliver key benefits for wholesale distributors across warehouse management systems, e-commerce, order management and procurement.
by NetSuite
5.25.2016
12:05pm
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Selling to Standard Motor Products, General Cable said its North American automotive ignition wire business business unit no longer aligns with its strategic and financial criteria going forward.
by General Cable
5.25.2016
10:38am
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The phrase 'Always-Be-Closing' has been around for decades. However, selling in today's world is more than just closing. Paul Reilly explains.
by Paul Reilly
5.25.2016
10:22am
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This segment focuses specifically on Tech Usage & Investments, which covers areas like e-commerce and other big-impact technology solutions for now and the future.
5.25.2016
10:00am
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Fort Worth, TX-based MORSCO gains DeVore & Johnson's four Georgia locations.
by MORSCO Supply Company
5.25.2016
9:23am
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It marks the second acquisition for Ritz Safety in the past year, after adding Mobile, AL-based Safety Source in July 2015. It brings Ritz Safety's total number of locations to nine.
by Ritz Safety
5.25.2016
9:13am
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Your 10-year-old ERP software paid for itself years ago and still performs the same functions it did when you first logged on. But what others might not tell you, however, is that this same software could be slowly strangling the life out of your...
5.25.2016
9:00am
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This survey section sheds light on distributor relationships with suppliers and customers, as well as their global business plans and what challenges are involved.
5.24.2016
9:00am
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Airgas executive chairman Peter McCausland has retired, while changes were announced for the positions of Airgas CEO and CFO.
5.23.2016
11:48pm
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The company's moves will include moving part of its U.S. motor assembly and parts production to existing facilities in Mexico, while Mastergear is being sold to actuator maker Rotork for $25 million.
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5.23.2016
3:27pm
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Bitu-Ox 400 is designed to liquefy and remove asphalt instantly from machinery, equipment, conveyor belts, chutes and more. 
5.23.2016
2:39pm
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In this online segment, we focus specifically on The Balance Sheet, which offers insights into revenues and profitability. This addresses areas of investment, concern and other analysis of factors impacting revenue.
5.23.2016
9:10am
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Learn about the history, ongoing growth and culture of Maine-based NH Bragg, a 162-year-old former blacksmith supply shop that continues to thrive by staying modern.
5.23.2016
9:00am
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Fifteen-year Industrial Distribution Group veteran Christopher Pratt joins Turner Supply as vice president. He succeeds Kent Crosthwait, who is retiring after 46 years in the industrial distribution field.
by Turner Supply Company
5.20.2016
4:20pm
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SAP's extended supply chain solutions will be integrated with UPS's on-demand solution and global logistics network to simplify the industrial manufacturing process from digitization, certification, order-to-manufacturing and delivery.
5.20.2016
4:16pm
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Executive vice president and head of emerging markets ZZ Zhang will leave Sandvik's executive management team effective July 1, but continue his role as country manager in China.
5.20.2016
12:22pm
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The group said sales for 2016 are expected to continue to decelerate before recovering in the second half of the year.
5.20.2016
12:04pm
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Content regarding ID's Big 50 List companies dominated this past week, led by the FTC's approval of the Air Liquide/Airgas merger, growth at Grainger's Janesville, WI hub and optimism at DXP enterprises despite continued large sales and profit declines...
5.20.2016
10:11am
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This survey segment outlines the initiatives distributors are undertaking to address key business and market concerns, covers mergers and acquisitions and shows how distributors view the industrial economy.
5.20.2016
9:00am
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The Dallas, TX-based electrical distributor will soon be opening branches in Opelika, AL and Destin, FL.
5.19.2016
5:13pm
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The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon wants to license or acquire systems to find shipping routes and hire cargo planes, trucks or ships.
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5.19.2016
2:59pm
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After a three-month growth streak, ISA's Distributors Index declined for a second-straight month.
5.19.2016
10:51am
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The Safety Zone is a Guilford, CT-based direct importer and distributor of supplies and devices for safety, janitorial, medical, food service and food processing applications.
5.19.2016
10:18am
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Q4 sales at Rexnord's Process & Motion Control segment — representing nearly 60 percent of total revenue — were down 10 percent year-over-year.
5.19.2016
10:06am
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This unit has been designed to control a motor so that its shaft-driven 3/8-inch teflon stylus will complete one rotation in a period which can be programmed from 1 minute to 99 hours and 59 minutes.
5.19.2016
10:02am
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Steve Briggs has been promoted to the newly-created sales and management position from his post as director of international sales.
5.19.2016
9:39am
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Amid continued growth of online shopping and delivery demand, six of the nine largest rental rate increases in 2015 were in U.S. markets, easily led by Oakland rising nearly 30 percent.
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5.19.2016
9:07am
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In this first online segment, we focus specifically on demographics, which establishes a profile of survey respondents based on company size, years in business, sales volume and product line.
5.19.2016
9:07am
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Available in four sizes, customers can select the Jetstream evaporative cooler that will best accommodate their space with cooling area options ranging from 1,125 to 5,625 square feet.
5.18.2016
4:30pm
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These latest Quick Hits cover the FTC's approval of Air Liquide's $13.4 billion merger deal with Airgas, more large year-over-year sales and profit declines for DXP Enterprises, and oil's recovery to near $50 per barrel this week.
5.18.2016
12:55pm
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The 15-member Shepherd's Men, consisting of servicemen, one civilian and honorary member Joe DeAngelo — HD Supply chairman and CEO — ran 13.7 miles per day for nine days while wearing 22 pounds of gear.
5.18.2016
11:17am
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The new customer training center at Henkel's North American headquarters in Rocky Hill, CT provides hands-on technical application trianing for Loctite brand MRO products.
5.18.2016
10:16am
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Lura McBride, who has been with Van Meter since 2008 and served as COO since 2010, takes over leadership of the company as Kevin Powell has left to pursue other interests.
5.18.2016
9:26am
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Cortina gains Skipper's product portfolio, which has solutions ranging from attaching a 30-foot barrier to a magnetic surface, to adding lights and signage or a waste bin to a tiled wall.
by Cortina Safety Products
5.18.2016
9:10am
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The Champions Club recognizes members that have given generous support to the initiatives of the PTDA foundation, and in particular to Industrial Careers Pathway.
by PTDA
5.17.2016
12:52pm
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